The New Student's Reference Work/Sherwood Forest

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The New Student's Reference Work  (1914) 
Sherwood Forest

Sher′wood For′est, a stretch of hilly country in Nottinghamshire, England, about 25 miles long and from six to eight wide. It formerly was a royal forest, and is the scene of many of the exploits of the famous Robin Hood. It is almost entirely cleared now, and occupied by country-seats and parks. See Nottinghamshire and Sherwood Forest by White.